Archive for the 'Jewelry Design' Category

Enter The Museum Of The Ancients

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ZBSee member Aidin Salsabili recently shared news about an Iranian virtual museum exhibit. Check out Aidin’s videos for a behind the scenes look at the process used to create these priceless artifacts. Aidin’s user gallery will keep you busy exploring countless artifacts recreated using ZBrush.

 

Clutch And Grab

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Angus J Law recently posted this interesting look at ZBrush in the manufacturing world. You never know what you’ll find inside the ZBSee experience. His thread features a four step process that covers sculpting, CNC programming, tool and die work and finally, the addition of the finished piece to the crocodile hand bag. Check out his user gallery for more unexpected product designs. Angus is a London based ZBrusher and from the looks of it, he’s getting his “bling” on.

The One-Two Punch

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Joe Menna is an established “fan favorite” on the ZBrushCentral forum. He’s been touted as the “hardest working man in the toy business”. Surely a play on an old James Brown reference, but nonetheless fitting. Lately, Joe and his wife Julianna have been actively working at tearing up the art scenes in major cities across North America. The pair have the perfect mix of digital sculpting and traditional skills working in their favor. With Joe as an established player in the toy game and Julianna featured in galleries from Philly to San Fran, you can bet this one-two punch is here to stay!

Threading The Future Of Fashion

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The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) is currently showcasing their “Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibition” celebrating the latest in blockbuster movie fashion. The designs fuse the best of the traditional design world with 3D printing and digital sculpting technologies. Visit the FIDM Museum & Galleries to learn more about the exhibit and see costumes from movies like American Hustle, Star Trek Into Darkness, Hunger Games and many more! You can learn more about how ZBrush was used to design costumes for movies like Man of Steel and Pacific Rim with this behind the scenes video featuring Legacy Effects.

Sculpting Our “Face Off”

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Be sure to tune into SyFy network’s hit television program, “Face Off” on March 25, 2014 to see ZBrush in action. The program will feature ZBrush artists Zack Petroc, Mark DeDecker, Stefano Dubay, Meats Meier, Alvaro Buendia and Rafael Grassetti. Without giving away too much, the show is titled, “Freaks of Nature” and features Neville Page as a guest host and judge.

 

The Royal View

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She ruled with an iron fist and turned the heads of many. We’re talking about Liz Taylor here! This latest ZBrushCentral post pays homage to the legendary actress and her portrayal of another power woman, Cleopatra. If this series of images is any indication of what we can expect from Fredo_Bernardo, it’s a sure thing he’ll be feeling pretty regal himself before long!

 

Wacom Presents: ZBrush in the Industries

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We’re teaming up with our friends at Wacom to bring you a free webinar titled “ZBrush in the Industries.” Join Paul Gaboury, 3D Application Engineer with Pixologic as he demonstrates how ZBrush is used in various industries to sculpt and paint 3D models. With an emphasis on Film and Game Industries, Paul will walk you through some of the key features of ZBrush 4R5 and how they are used to create objects limited only by your imagination!

As a member of the development team, Paul will showcase various tips and techniques that he has discovered in his travels–techniques that even the most savvy ZBrush users don’t even know! Finally, Paul will wrap up the webinar with some Q&A.

This is a great opportunity for you to learn about ZBrush 4R5, the digital sculpting and painting program that has revolutionized the 3D industry.

Thu, Mar 21, 2013 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT
Click here to sign up.

The Finer Things: Jewelry By T.S.Wittelsbach

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Exploring the finer side of ZBrush, T.S. Wittelsbach dares to dream up jewelry that’s outta this world. His latest post has earned him a highly coveted spot on the Top Row. Be sure to visit his website to keep up with his exploits.

Featured ZBC Thread: du Rose

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The most recent Top Row thread is from Jack du Rose, a jewelry designer who uses ZBrush to bring his incredibly ornate designs to life. The images he posted are from his “Danger” collection. The series contains eight pieces that are based on animals and insects one would typically consider dangerous (lion, black widow, dart frog, etc). Along with the finished product, he’s also posted a few ZBrush screen grabs and some photos from the manufacturing process. This impressive lot is just another example of how ZBrush can be used in quite a few industries.

See Jack du Rose’s top row thread at ZBrushCentral
For information on purchasing one of these babies, visit Jack’s website, doRoseFineJewellry.com

Featured ZBC Thread: c4th

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ZBC member c4th, professional Jeweler Morgan Morey, shares his process for sculpting his jewelry designs in ZBrush, creating prints of the results and then casting them to make the final piece of jewelry. Morgan demonstrates how jewelry making requires a balance between detail and surface area to create the final cast, he also shares some time-lapse videos of his sculpting techniques. We’re very excited to see the new frontiers jewelers are forging with the power of ZBrush!

View c4th’s thread at ZBrushCentral






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